Texas Governor Pardons Ex-Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Black Lives Matter Protester

Texas Protest Shooting

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a full pardon Thursday for a former U.S. Army sergeant convicted of murder for fatally shooting an armed demonstrator in 2020 during nationwide protests against police violence and racial injustice. Abbott announced the pardon just a few minutes after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles announced […]

Army Sergeant Who Fatally Shot BLM Protester in Texas Sentenced to 25 Years

Daniel Perry reacts after being sentenced to 25 years for the murder of Garrett Foster.

AUSTIN, Texas — A U.S. Army sergeant plans to appeal his 25-year prison sentence for fatally shooting an armed man during a Black Lives Matter protest in Texas, and will cooperate with efforts by the state’s Republican governor to issue a pardon, his attorney said Wednesday. Daniel Perry, 36, was convicted of murder in April […]